Are E-Books The Social Networks Of The Future? (FastCo Labs)
In the future, e-books will act just like social networks. We’ll use them on our phones, share and comment right inside e-reader apps, and publishers will use our data to help them make better marketing decisions. If you think digital reading is exploding now, just wait.
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Fresh ebook and magazine ideas every month to your inbox (and door) (The Guardian)
Sign up to Emily Books and receive a carefully chosen ebook every 30 days, while Stack Magazines regularly posts you an unusual publication to keep your print reading diverse.
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Lifting the veil of mystery from J.D. Salinger (CBS News)
Three years after his death, J.D. Salinger, author of the coming-of-age classic, “The Catcher in the Rye,” is getting the attention he so ardently shunned in the last 50 years of his life. What was he doing all those years at his New Hampshire hideaway?
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With Modern Makeovers, America’s Libraries Are Branching Out (NPR)
It’s not exactly a building boom, but several public libraries around the country are getting makeovers.
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Online stories: time for writers to up their game? (The Guardian)
When Rob Sherman rocked up at Random House’s offices last year with a suitcase containing a gas mask, a mandolin and other artefacts from an Exeter junkshop, his timing could not have been better.
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Kindle Daily Deals: “Red Alert” by Peter Bryant (This is the story on which the movie “Dr. Strangelove” was based.) (and 3 others)


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